After years of government service, at age thirty-four, Adam Whistler wants out. But the job he covertly performs for his country is not the kind they let you walk away from. To ensure his continued good health, he has borrowed damning documents from his boss, Felix Aubrey. Aubrey is a bad man to cross but so is Adam, who learned the killing craft well under the tutelage of his father, who is also an exceedingly dangerous man. And Whistler also has a guardian angel.Her name is Claudia. She is loyal, beautiful, and in love. After barely surviving an assassination attempt by Aubrey's hired guns an outrage that is swiftly and brutally avenged by both son and father she returns to consciousness with what she believes is a duty to protect Adam's life.But neither Adam nor Claudia understand the full extent of the havoc his brazen theft has wrought even a year of lying low in the Caribbean has done nothing to lessen Aubrey's wrath. The information Whistler has in his possession is a ticking time bomb, and it has unleashed the rabid war dogs on his world. Caught in a maelstrom of death and chaos, Adam will need the help of a group of retired assassins once linked to the legendary Paul Bannerman if he is to have any hope of surviving against overwhelming odds. And the lovely and gentle Claudia will turn into a fellow soldier with extraordinary abilities of her own.Displaying bravura style and the trademark strengths that distinguish a John Maxim novel electrifying suspense, explosive action, richly textured characterizations, and a powerful and complex female protagonist the acclaimed author of Mosaic and The Shadow Box delivers anextraordinary new work. Equal parts gripping international thriller and poignant love story, Whistler's Angel is a race through a violent shadow realm that exists side by side with our own.
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